Thanks in large part to irrigation, agriculture is a hugely influential sector of Grant County's economy. It employs thousands of people and crop sales power much of the local business activity. Production of hay, potatoes, and apples within Grant County lead county rankings within the state. The trends in this category attempt to illustrate many of the most important dimensions of agriculture including production, employment, earnings, acres farmed, and irrigation.
A full definition of each indicator, as well as its relevance to Grant County, can be found in the More Information section. The data are available in a spreadsheet via the Download Data tab.